What does heroism mean?

Definitions for heroism
ˈhɛr oʊˌɪz əmher·o·ism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heroism, gallantry, valor, valour, valorousness, valiance, valiancynoun

    the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)

    "he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"

Wiktionary

  1. heroismnoun

    The qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities.

    Etymology: Of héroisme.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heroismnoun

    the qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities

Freebase

  1. Heroism

    Eroica is a 1958 film by Andrzej Munk. It is composed of two separate stories, each featuring the Polish concept of heroism and a role of a hero. A third segment, Con Bravura, utilizing Polish romantic legend and different in spirit from the first two segments, was meant as the final part of the original film but although completed, was ultimately cut by Munk from the final version. It premiered on Polish Television in 1972 and depicts wartime couriers crossing the Tatra Mountains. Eroica won the FIPRESCI Award at the 1959 Mar del Plata Film Festival.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. HEROISM

    A transferable ticket to the Haul of Fame. Once held by Hobson and Dewey, now carried by Mother Eddy and Brother Dowie.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. heroism

    The qualities of a hero; bravery; courage; intrepidity.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heroism in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heroism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of heroism in a Sentence

  1. Al Franken:

    I mean, I consider you a hero, tremendous political courage, not, you know, the thing about five years, or five and a half years at the Hanoi Hilton; as far as I'm concerned you just sat out the war. I don't consider that real heroism. Anybody can get captured, right?

  2. Prince Charles:

    The Battle of Gallipoli is truly a reminder that the Great War was truly a world war...It destroyed old empires and created new fissures, on this centenary occasion, it seems to me we must remember the heroism of both sides.

  3. Detroit Police Department:

    David Sherrard exemplified the professionalism, heroism, and strong character inherent in all Richardson police officers.

  4. John Lewis:

    I think that Trump and the Senate leadership, Mitch McConnell, by their deeds if they so celebrate the heroism of this man, then let's go to work and pass that bill because it's laid out the way the Supreme Court asked us to lay it out.

  5. Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe:

    Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world-the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism.

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    a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
    • A. whitewash
    • B. helm
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